Re: Lun-A-tic L-U-natics
|From:||Kristian Jensen <kljensen@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, December 20, 1998, 20:00|
Steg Belsky wrote:
>I don't know why....just for some reason, i've always pronounced
>"lunatic" differently whether it's a noun or a verb.
>Noun (crazy person) = /'lunatik/
>Adjective (crazy) = /lu'n&tik/ (with the flap t of "butter")
>So, for instance, i call Sally's project the "lunAtic survey", and
>the After Dark screensaver game "lunAtic fringe", but ask my
>brother if he's a "lUnatic" when he does something crazy.
>Is this incorrect?
>Does it make me a lunatic? :)
No, it would make you [lu'n&rik] person. 8-)